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Coronavirus: for the moment, hospital beds are sufficient

Screenshot 1/9 Schwyz Hospital (here director Franziska Föllmi) called for help with an emotional video. If the corona numbers were not contained, the hospital would soon be overloaded. keystone 2/9 Schwyz hospital fears an overload. keystone 3/9 The Wallis hospital has also warned of a “dramatic overload” of Covid 19 patients in Bas-Valais. keystone 8/9 In the canton of Bern …

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Coronavirus: measures compared to Switzerland

Mask requirement in stores: this regulation applies in many European countries. Image: keystone Do you think the measures in Switzerland are tough? See what applies in these countries The Federal Council introduced new national regulations on October 19. Wearing a mask is practically everywhere now, meetings are only possible on a small scale. In Europe, however, Switzerland remains a country …

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“Most customers stick to it, some remain stubborn”: this is how the mask requirement in bars and shops in downtown St. Gallen

Between serenity, worry and skepticism: how gastronomy, retail and customers in downtown St. Gallen face the new corona regulation. Masks have been compulsory in shops and restaurants since Monday: A customer of the Schwyter bakery on the Neugasse. Image: Benjamin Manser (October 19, 2020) The new provisions of the Federal Council against the spread of the coronavirus were received differently …

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SP-Wermuth / Meyer: The danger for the duo lurks in the middle

Mattea Meyer and Cédric Wermuth after their virtual election on Saturday. Image: keystone analysis Danger for new MS executive duo lurks in the middle With Mattea Meyer and Cédric Wermuth as co-presidium, the SP is on a good left path. He is under pressure from the Greens, but the Green Liberals could benefit in the long run. The election was …

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LZ-Quiz # 31: Do you know these 25 Schwyzer expressions?

Test your knowledge of typical Schwyz expressions, some of which have almost been forgotten, in our quiz. The dialect in Switzerland is extremely diverse. Even within the cantons, there are already differences in colloquialisms. This is also the case in the canton of Schwyz – so it is quite possible that an expression listed in this quiz will sound differently …

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The second application of the Corona vaccine arrives at Swissmedic

AFP 1/5 The American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has started the process of implementing a corona vaccine. AFP 2/5 Competitor AstraZeneca has already started this process. Bloomberg via Getty Images 3/5 The vaccine is based on mRNA technology. keystone-sda.ch 4/5 Pfizer is currently in the clinical trial of the vaccine. imago images / Photo arena 5/5 To date, Pfizer has not …

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Man dies in occupational accident at Reiden LU

Shortly after 1:15 p.m. on Friday, police were said to have had an industrial accident at the company’s premises in Reiden. Investigations revealed that an employee, a 32-year-old Kosovar, climbed into an empty liquid tank without a protective mask to perform cleaning work. After a short while, he passed out. A second man, a 31-year-old Swiss, also entered the tank …

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Is Aargau further strengthening corona measurements?

keystone 1/7 The health director of Aargau, Jean-Pierre Gallati, informs about other corona measures. keystone 2/7 So far, Gallati and his government council colleagues had held back with measures. keystone 3/7 Now the Federal Council has acted. Simonetta Sommaruga presented a tightening of measures on Sunday. Getty Images 7/7 The federal government also urgently recommends working from home. The canton …

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8,737 coronavirus infections reported – Watch

ANTHONY ANEX On Monday, the Federal Office of Public Health reported 8,737 infections with the corona virus in the past three days. As of Monday, 4,068 new Sars-CoV-2 virus infections were reported for the weekend and 1,548 two weeks ago. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 83,159 laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, as the …

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